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S. 3158 - ALLOW Act

Commerce. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to promote economic opportunity for military families, to facilitate workforce attachment for military spouses in their chosen occupation across multiple geographical postings, to reduce barriers to work on military installations, to amend the District of Columbia Code to promote greater freedom in the practice of regulated occupations, to combat abuse of occupational licensing laws by… More
A bill to promote economic opportunity for military families, to facilitate workforce attachment for military spouses in their chosen occupation across multiple geographical postings, to reduce barriers to work on military installations, to amend the District of Columbia Code to promote greater freedom in the practice of regulated occupations, to combat abuse of occupational licensing laws by economic incumbents, to promote competition, encourage innovation, protect consumers, and promote compliance with Federal antitrust law, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
 
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ALLOW Act

S. 3158 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to promote economic opportunity for military families, to facilitate workforce attachment for military spouses in their chosen occupation across multiple geographical postings, to reduce barriers to work on military installations, to amend the District of Columbia Code to promote greater freedom in the practice of regulated occupations, to combat abuse of occupational licensing laws by economic incumbents, to promote competition, encourage innovation, protect consumers, and promote compliance with Federal antitrust law, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to promote economic opportunity for military families, to facilitate workforce attachment for military spouses in their chosen occupation across multiple geographical postings, to reduce barriers to work on military installations, to amend the District of Columbia Code to promote greater freedom in the practice of regulated occupations, to combat abuse of occupational licensing laws by economic incumbents, to promote competition, encourage innovation, protect consumers, and promote compliance with Federal antitrust law, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • ALLOW Act
  • Alternatives to Licensing that Lower Obstacles to Work Act of 2016
  • District of Columbia Occupational Licensing Reform Act
  • ALLOW Act
Sponsor
Mike Lee
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Commerce
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Administrative remedies
  • District of Columbia
  • Historic sites and heritage areas
  • Licensing and registrations
  • Military facilities and property
  • Military history
  • Monuments and memorials
  • Parks, recreation areas, trails
  • State and local government operations
  • Travel and tourism
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Major Actions
Introduced7/12/2016
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced7/12/2016
7/12/2016Introduced in Senate
7/12/2016Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

$14,631,643
$43,350
$547,752
$280,073
$15,502,818
$0
23 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
ALLOW Act

23 organizations supported this bill

60 Plus Association
Undersigned organizations (2016, September 29). Campaign for Liberty supports ending "occupational licensing". Retrieved September 30, 2016, from Campaign for Liberty.
American Commitment
Undersigned organizations (2016, September 29). Campaign for Liberty supports ending "occupational licensing". Retrieved September 30, 2016, from Campaign for Liberty.
Americans for Competitive Enterprise
Undersigned organizations (2016, September 29). Campaign for Liberty supports ending "occupational licensing". Retrieved September 30, 2016, from Campaign for Liberty.
Americans for Prosperity
Undersigned organizations (2016, September 29). Campaign for Liberty supports ending "occupational licensing". Retrieved September 30, 2016, from Campaign for Liberty.
Americans for Tax Reform
Undersigned organizations (2016, September 29). Campaign for Liberty supports ending "occupational licensing". Retrieved September 30, 2016, from Campaign for Liberty.
Campaign for Liberty
Undersigned organizations (2016, September 29). Campaign for Liberty supports ending "occupational licensing". Retrieved September 30, 2016, from Campaign for Liberty.
Center for Freedom and Prosperity
Undersigned organizations (2016, September 29). Campaign for Liberty supports ending "occupational licensing". Retrieved September 30, 2016, from Campaign for Liberty.
Citizens for Health
Undersigned organizations (2016, September 29). Campaign for Liberty supports ending "occupational licensing". Retrieved September 30, 2016, from Campaign for Liberty.
Competitive Enterprise Institute
Undersigned organizations (2016, September 29). Campaign for Liberty supports ending "occupational licensing". Retrieved September 30, 2016, from Campaign for Liberty.
Concerned Veterans for America
Undersigned organizations (2016, September 29). Campaign for Liberty supports ending "occupational licensing". Retrieved September 30, 2016, from Campaign for Liberty.
FreedomWorks
Undersigned organizations (2016, September 29). Campaign for Liberty supports ending "occupational licensing". Retrieved September 30, 2016, from Campaign for Liberty.
Generation Opportunity
Undersigned organizations (2016, September 29). Campaign for Liberty supports ending "occupational licensing". Retrieved September 30, 2016, from Campaign for Liberty.
Heritage Action for America
Undersigned organizations (2016, September 29). Campaign for Liberty supports ending "occupational licensing". Retrieved September 30, 2016, from Campaign for Liberty.
Independent Women's Forum
Undersigned organizations (2016, September 29). Campaign for Liberty supports ending "occupational licensing". Retrieved September 30, 2016, from Campaign for Liberty.
Independent Women's Voice
Undersigned organizations (2016, September 29). Campaign for Liberty supports ending "occupational licensing". Retrieved September 30, 2016, from Campaign for Liberty.
Institute for Justice
Undersigned organizations (2016, September 29). Campaign for Liberty supports ending "occupational licensing". Retrieved September 30, 2016, from Campaign for Liberty.
Institute for Liberty
Undersigned organizations (2016, September 29). Campaign for Liberty supports ending "occupational licensing". Retrieved September 30, 2016, from Campaign for Liberty.
Less Government
Undersigned organizations (2016, September 29). Campaign for Liberty supports ending "occupational licensing". Retrieved September 30, 2016, from Campaign for Liberty.
National Center for Public Policy Research
Undersigned organizations (2016, September 29). Campaign for Liberty supports ending "occupational licensing". Retrieved September 30, 2016, from Campaign for Liberty.
Our America Initiative
Undersigned organizations (2016, September 29). Campaign for Liberty supports ending "occupational licensing". Retrieved September 30, 2016, from Campaign for Liberty.
Taxpayers Protection Alliance
Undersigned organizations (2016, September 29). Campaign for Liberty supports ending "occupational licensing". Retrieved September 30, 2016, from Campaign for Liberty.
Tea Party Nation
Undersigned organizations (2016, September 29). Campaign for Liberty supports ending "occupational licensing". Retrieved September 30, 2016, from Campaign for Liberty.
Weyrich Lunch
Undersigned organizations (2016, September 29). Campaign for Liberty supports ending "occupational licensing". Retrieved September 30, 2016, from Campaign for Liberty.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 114th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$26,250$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$394,677$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$12,022$0
John BarrassoRWY$19,900$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$6,130$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$10,100$0
Roy BluntRMO$230,066$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$23,500$0
John BoozmanRAR$21,632$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$20,175$0
Richard BurrRNC$149,261$0
Maria CantwellDWA$747$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$122,725$0
Ben CardinDMD$15,750$0
Tom CarperDDE$200$0
Bob CaseyDPA$11,750$0
Bill CassidyRLA$310,272$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$2,500$0
William Thad CochranRMS$23,700$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$27,200$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$500$0
Bob CorkerRTN$29,498$0
John CornynRTX$78,605$0
Tom CottonRAR$1,251,559$0
Mike CrapoRID$39,294$0
Ted CruzRTX$1,892,029$0
Steve DainesRMT$230,925$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$2,250$0
Dick DurbinDIL$7,850$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Joni ErnstRIA$178,266$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$12,922$0
Deb FischerRNE$187,301$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,344,124$0
Al FrankenDMN$6,000$0
Cory GardnerRCO$397,274$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$10,037$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$55,248$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$151,229$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$39,750$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$1,700$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$2,222$0
Dean HellerRNV$129,587$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$8,250$0
John HoevenRND$16,400$0
Jim InhofeROK$49,074$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$38,745$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$804,114$0
Tim KaineDVA$35,450$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$2,000$0
Mark KirkRIL$216,825$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$1,722$0
James LankfordROK$151,040$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$1,900$0
Mike LeeRUT$728,694$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$22,125$0
John McCainRAZ$175,525$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$23,372$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$255,956$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$14,500$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$1,500$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$1,000$0
Jerry MoranRKS$22,650$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$41,500$0
Chris MurphyDCT$2,700$0
Patty MurrayDWA$28,196$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$4,700$0
Rand PaulRKY$451,745$0
David PerdueRGA$205,878$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$13,650$0
Rob PortmanROH$215,286$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$4,250$0
Harry ReidDNV$3,000$0
Jim RischRID$46,087$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$100,506$0
Mike RoundsRSD$65,981$0
Marco RubioRFL$863,857$0
Bernie SandersIVT$3,150$0
Ben SasseRNE$693,751$0
Brian SchatzDHI$6,950$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$31,699$0
Tim ScottRSC$264,661$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$4,250$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$7,715$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$3,700$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$-1,028$0
Dan SullivanRAK$608,523$0
Jon TesterDMT$4,850$0
John ThuneRSD$172,021$0
Thom TillisRNC$223,984$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,291,604$0
Tom UdallDNM$3,000$0
David VitterRLA$6,500$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$19,150$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$45,743$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$990$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$2,750$0
Ron WydenDOR$13,950$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$26,250$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$394,677$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$12,022$0
John BarrassoRWY$19,900$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$6,130$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$10,100$0
Roy BluntRMO$230,066$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$23,500$0
John BoozmanRAR$21,632$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$20,175$0
Richard BurrRNC$149,261$0
Maria CantwellDWA$747$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$122,725$0
Ben CardinDMD$15,750$0
Tom CarperDDE$200$0
Bob CaseyDPA$11,750$0
Bill CassidyRLA$310,272$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$2,500$0
William Thad CochranRMS$23,700$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$27,200$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$500$0
Bob CorkerRTN$29,498$0
John CornynRTX$78,605$0
Tom CottonRAR$1,251,559$0
Mike CrapoRID$39,294$0
Ted CruzRTX$1,892,029$0
Steve DainesRMT$230,925$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$2,250$0
Dick DurbinDIL$7,850$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Joni ErnstRIA$178,266$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$12,922$0
Deb FischerRNE$187,301$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,344,124$0
Al FrankenDMN$6,000$0
Cory GardnerRCO$397,274$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$10,037$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$55,248$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$151,229$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$39,750$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$1,700$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$2,222$0
Dean HellerRNV$129,587$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$8,250$0
John HoevenRND$16,400$0
Jim InhofeROK$49,074$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$38,745$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$804,114$0
Tim KaineDVA$35,450$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$2,000$0
Mark KirkRIL$216,825$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$1,722$0
James LankfordROK$151,040$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$1,900$0
Mike LeeRUT$728,694$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$22,125$0
John McCainRAZ$175,525$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$23,372$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$255,956$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$14,500$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$1,500$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$1,000$0
Jerry MoranRKS$22,650$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$41,500$0
Chris MurphyDCT$2,700$0
Patty MurrayDWA$28,196$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$4,700$0
Rand PaulRKY$451,745$0
David PerdueRGA$205,878$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$13,650$0
Rob PortmanROH$215,286$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$4,250$0
Harry ReidDNV$3,000$0
Jim RischRID$46,087$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$100,506$0
Mike RoundsRSD$65,981$0
Marco RubioRFL$863,857$0
Bernie SandersIVT$3,150$0
Ben SasseRNE$693,751$0
Brian SchatzDHI$6,950$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$31,699$0
Tim ScottRSC$264,661$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$4,250$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$7,715$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$3,700$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$-1,028$0
Dan SullivanRAK$608,523$0
Jon TesterDMT$4,850$0
John ThuneRSD$172,021$0
Thom TillisRNC$223,984$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,291,604$0
Tom UdallDNM$3,000$0
David VitterRLA$6,500$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$19,150$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$45,743$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$990$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$2,750$0
Ron WydenDOR$13,950$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$14,631,643
Health & welfare policy$547,752
Military$280,073
Fiscal & tax policy$43,350

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
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